First Edition. Hattie Longstreet Price dustjacket art. Contemporary romance novel set in the American south, of a young woman drawn to her ancestral plantation home in Virginia after her husband dies in the war. Basis for the 1946 black and white talking film starring Jane Russell in her second role as a film actress, costarring Louis Hayward, directed by Edwin L. Marin. The popular film was rereleased under the title, The Naughty Widow. Near Fine but for some foxing to endpapers, in near Very Good dustjacket, shallow chips at spine ends and flap corners and few edges, lower spine end chipped about a centimeter deep.